Town Hall in Bellevue to discuss Mountains to Sound Greenway

The King County Council will host a Town Hall Meeting in Bellevue to discuss the future of the Mountains to Sound Greenway.

The event will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6 at the South Bellevue Community Center. A reception at 6 p.m. will precede the meeting.

The Mountains to Sound Greenway encompasses communities and towns, working farms and forests, alpine scenery, wildlife habitat, recreation areas, lakes, trails and rivers, from Seattle across the Cascade Mountains to Central Washington. The meeting will discuss the challenges facing the Greenway landscape and what people can do to ensure a sustainable balance between people and nature for generations to come.

On the panel will be: Bill Chapman, Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust President and K&L Gates Attorney;

Doug McClelland, Asset Operations Manager, Washington State Department of Natural Resources;

Elizabeth Lunney, Executive Director, Washington Trails Association;

Doug Schindler, Deputy Director, Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust; and

Jim Reinhardsen, Managing Director, HEARTLAND

The South Bellevue Community Center is located at 14509 S.E. Newport Way. It is at Eastgate Park on Southeast Newport Way, across from the Newport Library.

More information is available by contacting Oliver Stiefel at or 206.382.5565 x25;